Jennie calls in to say thank you.

One night in 2014 Guernsey resident Jennie started to experience some chest pain. She said didn’t want an ambulance, but her family insisted and an ambulance was called. When the crew arrived paramedic Jerry quickly assessed Jennie and convinced that she needed to go to hospital. Within minutes of arriving at …

Building firm supports new ambulance appeal

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service has received a £600 donation from local building company JW Rihoy & Sons towards the purchase of a new emergency ambulance vehicle. Rihoy & Sons held a fundraising event at Les Rocquettes Hotel on the evening of the England’s first match in the World …

College of Paramedics visit to Guernsey

The College of Paramedics is hoping to build stronger links with ambulance staff in Guernsey following a recent visit from College of Paramedics representative Jason Brooke. Mr Brooke, a Board Trustee for the Great Western Region of the College of Paramedics, met staff and members of the senior leadership team of …

Special Operations Response Team

The St John Emergency Ambulance Service ‘Special Operations Response Team’ (SORT) has been doing some joint training with Guernsey’s Cliff Rescue Team. The St John SORT team is made up of Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians who are specially trained to provide medical treatment at major incidents, or to casualties …

Trainee EMT completes training in Jersey

Trainee EMT returns from Jersey Former radio presenter Jim Cathcart had a career change last year and after more than twenty years in broadcasting, left the BBC to join the St John Emergency Ambulance Service in Guernsey. Jim has now completed his Emergency Medical Technician Training in Jersey and has resumed …